Emirates secure a clinical victory over Knight Riders to make it to playoffs
Kieron Pollard (Source: Twitter)
MI Emirates prevailed by 18 runs over Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in Match 26 of the ILT20 2023 on Friday at Abu Dhabi.
Emirates post a strong total
Invited to bat first, Emirates got off to a slow start with their openers Andre Fletcher and Muhammad Waseem. They added 35 in 6.4 overs, before Fletcher was dismissed for 22.
Then, arrived Lorcan Tucker, whose positive intent help enhance the scoring rate. However, he was retired-out for 33 off 23, wherein Waseem accelerated in a proficient manner to finish on 60 off 43 balls.
In the end, Kieron Pollard slammed 43 off 17 balls, including a 26-run over against Andre Russell. His exploits helped the Emirates to post a strong total of 180 on the board.